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    January 15, 2013
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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>> thanks for joining us. the top stories we're following on this tuesday, january the 15th. if crews are battling a pier fire in the east bay. this is causing delays to amtrak and the capitol corridor. we are live on the scene. >> several counties in the bay area are also posting a gun buyback program today details straight ahead.
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>> we're also working up to cold mornings. a freeze warnings in effect is mourning for most of the bay area. >> we will star with our developing story. contra costa county of fire crews are still on the scene of an abandoned pier that caught fire just before 4:00 this morning. if to get you more news faster we will turn to jackie's sizzle who joins us live from the scene carry it >> an old abandoned. pierre was burning. it was really hard for them to fight the fire because is where the paralyzed. there are tracks between it and the martinez street. they stated that they had to wait for the fire bolt to our arrived. they started putting water
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on it and because it is an old pier it is very hard for them to fight it. he s >> this pier is about 80 to 100 years old perry ed it is very problematic for us. it has very heavy timber. it will burn for a while. >> it looks like they do have it under control but they probably will be out here a little while longer. as you can look down here the railroad tracks run right near its periods they stated that some amtrak trains were delayed. the other issue is that the concern was the some of the timbers may fall off the pier and head down to the
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sugar factory. because of that they put the factory on alert so that they are aware. it looks like that basically everything is under control. they are calling this suspicious because it is abandoned and there was no electricity on the pier. if they stated that the electricity could not have been the reason for the fire to start. >> there were delays this morning to a capitol corridor. this use is that amtrak track weight. this is adjacent to the pier. you're in pacific also uses it. capitol corridor and some amtrak trains were delayed for about 45 minutes. >> we are not tracking any hot spots but here is a quick commute check for you.
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there is a backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. the south bay is only slow at 1 01 is light on the peninsula and through the north bay. >> it is very cold outside and in fact sonoma county is down to about nine degrees. we have several locations that are sitting in the mid to low or 20s. novato is coming in at 28 degrees. it is much colder than yesterday and of the winds are not a factor. the coldest air is dropping to the ground. off the temperatures will continue to drop for the next half hour. ice is not a factor. there is not a lot of moisture outside. the
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national weather service has issued a freeze and frost advisory for the entire bay area. we will gain a couple of the degrees for that afternoon. i will talk about the springlike conditions that will be coming up. >> kron 4 will tran joins us from san jose. >> i had to dhikr my closet. you have never seen me wear a hat. but this weather has convinced me. i started to get a headache due to the cold weather. this is proof of how cold it is outside. no one has ever seen me on air with a hat on. it is 22 degrees out here. it is getting colder as the morning moves on. you do not see a lot a cloud covers all
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the heat that we did have overnight is escaping into the sky. these cars off on the distance and the wind chill. you see no frost on the window. moisture is not in the air is very dry at this time and this is why you will have to walk around with a lot of low shunned.tion.u can look them how dry my hands are. it is so cold out here that is not working. it >> >> on to other bay area
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headlines. marin county is sponsoring an effort to get guns off of the bay area's streets with its first gun buyback event today. if the county will pay $200 for a semi automatic guns, and $100 for other guns, as long as the weapons are still working. today is a buyback runs today from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. if you can drop off your gun at these locations at police departments in novato, silver fell, larkspur and,reyes station. you do not have to be just from marin county, they have opened it up to residents from san francisco, sonoma or contra costa counties. if you do need to show proof that you live in one of
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these four counties. >> new affirmation out this morning reveals that the pilot of the oil tanker that struck a tower on the bay bridge last week, switched course as he was approaching the bridge. just why the 61 year-old changed courses as the over say lamar near the bridge to generate a seven is still unclear. also contributed to accident or ticketing fog, a faulty began and dangerous currents. according to investigators, kleess and lined up the tanker to passed through the middle of the bridge between the " c " and " d " towers, but at the last minute he tried to switched the opening between the " d " and " e " towers, ultimately hitting the " e " tower. the full
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investigation could take months to wrap up. kleess is a former exxon oil take captain who had 1200 trips on the bay with large ships. >> we would right back.
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and then send jose they are at $3.58. >> as most bay area residents pick up their first paycheck of the new year. many will be wondering why their check is smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a 2 percent cut in their social security if payroll tax. this drop from 6.2 social security if payroll tax. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal
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freeze and frost advisory in affect. this will expire at 9:00 a.m.. it is a clear start to the morning and afternoon we will continue with sunshine. the temperatures will be a little bit warmer than yesterday. the fifties will be back. some of our south bay spots will climb up to 57 degrees. later on tonight it will not be as cold. it will be in the 40's widespread. >> as we look at future cast 4 headache a.m. the light purple on the screen will be in the 30's. at 40's will be by the waterfront. by lunchtime will see widespread 50 degrees. not necessarily the case for today. the 40's are back in
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the forecast as we head into tonight. everyone will be in the '50s and upper 50s for santa rosa, oakland and its daily city. satellite and radar shows that we do have some high pressure that is in control. we will keep clear skies around and the temperatures will not be as cold for the morning hours. we will see a little bit of a warm-up as we head into the next couple afternoon's. the temperatures will be in the upper 60s for friday and into the weekend. >> it is now 717 a m. it >> i will give you the good news. we are not tracking any hot spots. there have not been any major incidents or delays. the
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bay bridge toll plaza westbound has a backlog that has grown. it is up to 18 to 19 minutes out of macarthur mayes. the shore freeway still looks good. if you are heading to the san mateo bridge we cut in the next hour or so see a 22 minute drive time if the commute follows the same. right now the drive time is great. it is 11 to 13 minutes. the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound is heavy but they have no delays from the south tower >> it is 21 minutes from your ride from hercules to berkeley. it is a little bit longer coming out of concord. there it 17 minutes from 242 leading down to
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walnut creek. sam malone valley on 580 is slow for the dublin area. even the 680 south bound is not too bad. it is a little bit of slowing from the guadalupe parkway. we're picking up a little bit of slowing through more ran for 1 01 south. the drive time is just above 30 minutes. >> freezing temperatures are creating a high demand for portable heaters. in fact, some stores are running out at a man i get any more until after the cold snap. that is not the case at ace hardware in else are we told. there are shelves and two rooms full of portable heaters. he even though, sales have doubled compared to this same time last year. the store manager says that
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purchasing extra heaters is always a gamble for them, but this year it may pay off. >> police are asking for your help to help them identify a man who robbed a san rafeal bank earlier this month. if you are looking at surveillance photographs of him. authorities say, a suspect entered the west of mayor cut bank on francisco boulevard and demanded money from a teller. they say, once he was given the cash he fled on foot. if the suspect is described as a white male in his 30's, standing between 5 and 6 and 61. he weighs between 160 to 200 lbs.. >> the sampras's go police
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department releases the sketch of a man who attacked a woman in the mission district. this is a sketch of the suspect who attempted to sexually assault a 31 year-old woman back on january the sixth. just before 3 in the morning, the woman was walking down 23rd street towards church, when a man lunged at her and grab her head and threw her to the ground. he is described as an asian or hispanic male, 25 years of age, with a buzz haircuts and slight beard growth. to >> a routine traffic stop and santa rosa lee's to the arrest of a sex offender with knives and pot. chp officers stopped a pickup with a broken taillight on santa rosa ave. after the
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man gave false names, police were able to determine that day had stopped a robert mcdowell. which is a confected set sex offender, he felt to register, who was driving with a suspended license. police also fall the several large knives and a half pound of marijuana. the offender is in possession of the knives and marijuana. mcdowell was already in 8 people were
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killed and 38 homes were destroyed in the september 2010 and gas line bus. a san mateo county judge ruling in october that apparently motivated pg&e to settle. the judge and denied the utility's bit to bart doors from weighing whether the company should pay off potentially millions of dollars in damages to the victims. >> major damage at home and larks are. a 150 ft. redwood tree collapsed and crashed into the second story. the tree would stood in a dart across the street fell late monday morning and ended up stretching across baltimore ave. neighbors described
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that they heard what sounded like an explosion. followed by the loss of electricity and phone service to 70 homes in the area. if there was one person inside, the time the tree came crashing down, but luckily they were and injured. the roof and the second story of the house sustained major damage is. >> this morning governor jerry brown will speak with san jose state university at and even that the campus officials plan to announce an on-line education initiative. this happens at 9:30 a.m.. the news conference will be about san jose state's partnership with a silicon valley company that specializes in so-called mass of open online courses, also known as a.m. 00 c. the democratic governor has been calling
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on california's public universities to expect use of digital technologies to help reduce expenses and allow more students to attend college. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. we are days
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away from the next round of the playoffs for the san francisco forty-niners. let us see your niner pride. we are running a fan foes on the kron 4 morning news all week long. >> we have all sold been asking for your frosty weather picks and these are from martinez. here is one picture of a car and you can see the frozen windows. also here is another picture of a trash bin. >> keep the interaction going with us. we love to see your pictures and run them in our morning show and our facebook fan page. you can e-mail them to was on a breaking news at kron4.vcocom
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or post them on our facebook fan page. >> all per winfrey is confirming that lance armstrong came clean to her about his use of performance enhancing drugs adorned their two and a half hour interview last night. winfrey says that the cyclist was " forthcoming " as she asked him and in detail about doping allegations. armstrong was stripped of his seventh tour de france title/year. after you as entitled agencies reported shed light on his extensive doping our regimen. armstrong apologize to his " live a strong " and charity organization and he
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asked for them to continue to help those with cancer and their families. >> the new york police department wants to pharmacies in and around the city to five prescription drug deaths by stocking pills filled with gps tracking ships. the nypd believes that the so-called " bait bottles " could help investigators track stole drugs and locate suspects. n.y. pd will unveil the plan today in riverside county, calif., at a conference on health issues hosted by calif., at a conference on health issues hosted by staples is the number 1 office super store ink retailer in america. calif., at a conference on health issues hosted by now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples, that was easy. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming
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>> welcome back. a developing right now, contra costa county fire crews are battling a fire at an abandoned pier in crowded near the carqyrquinez bridge.
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it started around 350 this morning. the coast guard is helping because of their breed may be going into the nearby water. we spoke with firefighters who explained why this fire burned so long. firefighters are calling this fire suspicious, but the pier is so far gone that the investigation is want to be very difficult. the capitol corridor trains are delayed and amtrak trains will likely be delayed due to the proximity of the fire on the tracks. >> we will now go on to bay area weather and traffic. >> a lot of people would prefer rain than the cold.
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it is freezing just about everywhere. san francisco is still clinging on to the 40's. the wind is not a factor like it was yesterday. there is not getting in. we have seen the weather in the mid-20s but it is now down to 19 degrees in petaluma perry said it is a cold clear start and a freeze warning and frost advisory is just for every one. here is a closer look at the numbers in your neighborhood. he is 35 degrees out the door in oakland. livermore is coming in at 33 degrees. >> we will keep clear and dry weather for the several next days. it will feel like spring as we head into the weekend.
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>> we have discovered a new incident on interstate 80 in the westbound direction at san pablo. the sensors have just updated is becoming a hot spot. a vehicle is on fire.
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the 15 people were shot over
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the weekend including five at a birthday party on sunday night. that shooting came after four people were shot and killed on friday. >> oakland city officials are promising action. mayor howard jordan says that test >> we have arrested one person that is involved in one of the shootings were last friday. the shootings were involving groups of people. these are two groups that are involved in 90 percent of the violence and oakland. >> in addition to that one arrest oakland police confiscated 11 legal firearms--e legal firearms. >> the set mattel county task force arrest the man accused of selling illegal firearms out of his home and car. >> he is arrestewas arrested ons
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avenue at his home. >> police arrested a man at his home was pier 7 on fridays, a convicted felon, which resemble on in a firearm. please recover two revolvers, was semiautomatic handgun, into sks assault rifles. >> the new search for victims of this be free killers is now into its second week. >> a party say the two suspects who did the killings carried out and throw fuel killing spree in the 1980's and 90's. >> last year the remains of three people were found in a well in london. >> now, the fbi is joint search a different spot. >> however, they're facing setbacks because they're unable to identify the bottom of the well. a party say they have more work to do to prepare the wealth
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reservation. if the lange the search for another week. >> q x
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. now to the widespread outbreak of flu. which is killed at least 20 children around the country. here in california for adults have died from the flu. and the sickness could just be getting started here. at last check, the flu is widespread in 47 states. that does not include california. >> at some kaiser permanente facilities in northern california there simply was not enough as it is to meet demand but more is on the way. >> doctors a 30,000 more vaccines are coming will be destroyed it to their hospitals and facilities so as possible. but it is not just kaiser that is running out of the stocks, other medical facilities are having the same problems.
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>> if you are in the east bay we found there is no shortage of the flu vaccine and contra costa health services. at the immunization clinic escorts and martinez we got a look at the supply. the county has all the different types of vaccines and stock. from the royae regular bottle, the sp for children, the nasal spray and even the shot may adjust for pregnant women. >> officials there tell us, there plenty of shots to go round. >> contra costa public health clinics is given out 15,000 less jobs this year. the flu season ends in march a live look at the bay bridge jam packed. we will have an update on
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning new tracking a hot spot on interstate 80 in the westbound direction where a vehicle fire had for awhile blocked lines. the good news is the fire has been extinguished. the vehicle has been moved to the shoulder. all of the emergency vehicles have clear the lanes. the slow traffic which does reach back almost a highway 4 has not hurt the commute as much as i might have expected. conditions were light enough that the drive time for the strong freeway is only 27 minutes from hercules to berkeley. normally it would be about 32 minutes at this
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hour. because of overall light conditions even with the vehicle fire. it is not the worst ride you have encountered. we are treading in new accident here in fremont. a south bound at the cold of road. again the to four hot spot with slow traffic out of hayward union city and to york. and the ride into fremont--newark. >> the bay bridge westbound ride pretty good conditions. a 16-18 minutes maize drive. easter freeway a little less. the nimitz freeway in less than that. your ride to the san mateo bridge highway 92, this is the hour when we would expect to see things really start to slow but the drive times are still running between 11 and 13 minutes. that is a good ride. for the golden gate bridge ride 101 south bound for the quiet here and no delays to speak of through marin county. we have an incident 34101 south bound so far.
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>> let us go to weather center with cold temperatures here is erica. >> no doubt about it. is freezing. take a look at the spots hovering below 30 degrees. 26 in fairfield. 28 and pleasanton and vallejo. today is colder than yesterday's that is because the winds are in the forecast. as we had to futurecast 4:08 a.m. we are talking still 30's were a lot of spots and one forties' on the part of the bay. if as we head into lunchtime all of a light blue on your screen indicates temperatures will warm to the fifties. we will be warmer than yesterday afternoon. everyone in the forties' once again remember yesterday's we already saw upper 30's for the livermore valley. >> turning our attention to your afternoon highs. 55 for fremont and from out of you. 56 in sunnyvale. plenty of sun and the east bay. fairfield at 53. 54 in castro valley. downtown san francisco at 53. a few
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degrees warmer in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows mild to pleasant weather is on the way with temperatures potentially climbing into the mid '60s. >> that is a look at your very forecast let us take a look at your snow bomb got, to report. known anorstar of is afforded to 89. for those of you heading to squaw valley a base of 68 to zero hundred and 14 in.. >> ♪ hey gary this just came in the last half hour san diego started losing a head coach. >> mike mccoy. >> he was the court veteran denver. >> exactlheadwhen you are an
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assistant you could be someone's bloody and you can be loblolly blocblah blah. >> let us talk about lay ups i want to know. >> who was ours is a director? >> i did not know. she went out on maternity leave. i did not know she left. >> the us talk about lance armstrong. that is what everyone is talking about. how much did he it did and what he admitted. >> you have to watch oprah to see the whole fight. the thing is what does he gain from this. he goes in and pass this to in one half- hour interview which is some sort of opening up about everything and i do not get what the point is. what is supposed to do for him? >> #1 what little
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endorsement he has left eye and print out stuff, possibly could hold on to something. just look at yourself and the mara that is one, and that their remote possibility that he would want to raise in senior of cents or something like that. >> the area are you ready. the here is why i think is so disgusting. i am all for a little misgivinfibing. >> when you do it for seven years, you know i am all for blowing a media got off and getting him out of your face while you reorganize your thoughts. >> when you live for seven years you are a liar. >> here is the thing, you might and on thinking about and i know you well above that this point to go ok. if you cheated in a bike race
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among a.c. of cheaters. let us see everybody did it that-almost a sea of cheaters. >> and you point the finger at tried to intimidate others about pointed the finger at you. >> the area here is the thing, obviously i have said is a million times he has raised more money then certainly i have to help people. but is all a lie. if i donated money to him i would feel sick about it. i know exactly where your going with that. every time he would, just never talk. lance armstrong is admonishing the media and i dare you access question. that is a complete lie and fabrication. there is a
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difference. bonds just ignored everybody for the most part. i could live with that i guess. but the high and mighty stance that he took. i cannot emphasize that enough. i understand people get caught in a weird position. you are not going to sell your soul to a stupid media guide. someone you do not even know. which is out to bury you. when you keep the story going for seven years a fib to me is i have to tell the story until i get my thoughts together and make things right. seven years he won that event and keep saying of course i am clean. i have never failed a test. then you are a liar. you went in with a team of people before the interview and speech to the cancer research or cancer center people. we will see what he says with the oprah interview. regardless we are talking about how inspiring he is and the money and all
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that it came out today i was reading this esp in guy with the glasses will i have seen on espn. sport scott. he had cancer and now it is back in 2007 he battled it. he was on monday night football, got sick,. and now he has again and it does not look good. >> i believe he has young children. >> the first thing he to twee ted was second i live strong. >> after you say that what my going to say. inspired by lance armstrong fine and that is an excellent point you make if somebody like stored scott conditions--
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stweart scott. >> i wanted to show you something decision out motta, u.n.l.v.. because of you for a great basketball program. did you see with their toy to do? >> i kept quiet. i just soaked again. >> you were at the beginning it was a humble beginning. now they are talking about making, for bit jerry jones, this screen is 100 yds in the state of the art stadium. this is vegas. >> they are or to build a new state it? >> and $800 million stadium for the college football will also be used for n.c.a.a. tournament concerts', for u.s. see fights. >> if you did a couple of hotels or one hotel behind you. my gosh football does
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not draw that well. >> that would have to use it for everything. i just bought your are going to go outside and look at a giant video screen. s-i just thought. >> anything i could do to help except give them any money or attending the games. >> thank you for your support gary. >> all right. we will be right ♪ using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon.
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>> welcome back to the kron for more news here is a new hot spot the nimitz freeway 80 that the cold road has backed up the traffic into san leandro. surprisingly the drive time is not as bad as you might expect. again lighter the new traffic. it is a 40 minute commute time from san leandro and to fremont. it should be running about 45-46. even with the delay you are still a bit ahead of schedule.
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>> thank you george forces listed oreorinda as its second freely a city in america. >> right behind sammarnish, washington. >> foresight and a high percentage of homeowners, and a high degree of education among residents. >> also helping orinda was a low crime rate in numerous community activities like the orinda film festival in their fourth of july celebration. >> the rest of the top five includes fishers, indiana. >> still beach california, and was built ohio. >> top stories we're following on this tuesday, jared shifted. crews battled their fire on the east bay causing delays for amtrak and the capitol corridor al corridor
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news a8:00 a.m.at 8am start now. >> top stories were falling on this tuesday, they drifted. crews battled pier fire in the east bay causing delays for amtrak and the capitol corridor. we're live on the same period >> several counties in the bay area all said gun buyback program today the tell straight ahead. >> we're waking up to a cold morning a freeze warning is in effect for this morning for most of the bay area. >> will have more on the weather in just a moment. >> first a developing story of contra costa county where fire crews are still on the scene of an abandoned pier fire that caught fire just before 4 this morning. to get more news faster return to kron 4 so reporter jackie sisse;. ll.
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>> contra costa county fire department continues to pour water on the fire to make sure it is completely out. you can see in the background the car came straight. the fire broke out on this abandoned pier of around 3:00 a.m. this morning according to the contra costa county fire district. >> they say it is suspicious in nature because it is abandoned and there is no electricity out on the pier itself. there's really no way for it to start. there were able to battle the fire from the shore for a while. as you can see ultimately they had to call in the fire both from the college costa county fire protection agency. to start spraying water as pier itself. because of its age the estimate between 75 and 80 years old and it is oil soaked to protect the wood. they say it may smolder for a while. >> one of the other issues is is uncorking a straighin the.
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they want to make sure the fire does not spread to the sugar sector. they have been pouring water on it to make sure it is completely out. one other issue there are railroad chetracks that have to be shut down for a while. the amtrak train is back running through the area. there are some delays. it looks like the pier fire is out at this point. >> thank you jackie. we're glad no one was hurt. >> and george we are seeing some residual delays. >> where the fire hose is is
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on the track which is adjacent to the bay. those tracks are shared by amtrak. they run their passenger train service, the capitol corridor service, and also union pacific runs freight traffic along those tracks. it is a major bear a fair for ropthoroughfare for the railways. >> another hot spot we have been tracking we have cleared up the problem on interstate 80. not here on 880. in my last report i said the drive times or not that bad. that has changed. the normal commute time from san leandro to fremont down to a fremont boulevard would be about 45 minutes or so at this hour of morning. right now it is running over 51 minutes so we are seeing an impact here. there's really not a good alternate route. the accident out of the traffic lanes we believe.
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nevertheless, backing up the ride on a 80 south bound as 92 of four highway 238. the ride south bound for the nimitz freeway is now delayed because of this hot spot. >> george the freeze morning frost advisory in effect for the next hour or so. here's why. 27 in santa rosa. 20 in fairfield in concord. some spots have come up a couple of degrees. is still below the freezing mark. the entire bay area is affected. the color on your screen indicates a freeze morning for the north bay valley, east interior valleys, and those of you in the santa clara valley as well. the purple color indicates the frost adviser for the rest of the bay area. frost, was not a concern because we did not have that much more strict air. the dry air. the images will be a bit warmer compared to yesterday's. will come out of the 4 is in the afternoon. i walk into the numbers and talk about springlike conditions on the way coming up in my next
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report. >> off springlike conditions we are looking forward to that. >> kron 4 is will rn is looking for to that he joins us live from san jose. >> i am looking for to the middle of july when it is 100 degrees. remind me to never complain about the heat. speaking of heat are mark, is now 25 degrees that is a lot warmer than what we saw a couple of hours ago when it dipped to about 22. across the street the billboard workers are all bundled up as well. do not just look at me and go yell will, no other people are bundled up as well. >> we did find one woman who insist this is wet weather. >> listen to this one bristol. >> i love this cold weather. i think it is fantastic. i am from the midwest is like a little piece of home. even more i have my hot tea and jacket and that is about it. put on some socks today but i don't like socks.
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>> some of them are bound up with jackets that are like down to their knees. i am walking around with no jacket. >> the you noticed your skin is drying out? >> yes i notice my skin is dry out i had to step of my lotion and a bid. that is one significant change of the cold weather. >> back live you can see the bankside - 4 celsius. the cold holding at 25 degrees. it will take a listen long to break 30. wherever you are definitely down here you have to bundle up i have never worn a beanie on air but i have to fish it out. that is how cold it is. yesterday in livermore i started to get a cold day. >> this morning i am good to go. >> looks good on you will. thanks for the update. >> their headlines, marin county sponsoring an effort to get guns off of the
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area's streets with its first gun buyback event today. >> the county will pay $200 for semi-automatic guns, and $100 for other guns, as long as the weapons are still working. >> today's by that runs today from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. off locations are at least a partisan novato, san rafeal, larkspur in point reyes station. >> and you don't have to be just from marin county, they have opened up to residents from san francisco, normal or contra costa counties. you do need to show proof you live in one of these four counties in you can trade in your gun for cash. >> a quick break as we continue tracking gas prices around the bay area. today's average is coming up next. watching wall street this morning with a loss of being cut. just 20 points down for the diadow.
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average for regular gallon of gas continues to rise locally here in the bay area we have not seen much of a change in prices. >> here's the current average for around the bay area. in san francisco $367-a-$3.67. >> and all of $3.59. >> in san jose three rows of 58¢. >> as part of the economic stimulus plan all americans are on a 2 percent cut for their so security payroll tax. >> this drop from 6.2 down to 442%. that tesco saw renewed by congress, so the tax revert back to where it was in 2010. so expect to percent less in your take- home pay. >> the freeze warning of frosted by 0 wickets are coming in the next hour. i want to talk about a week in warmup on the kron 4 morning news' returns.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning new tracking hot spots for your commute. the nimitz freeway is all about the damage. it is in the southbound direction accident occurred at 23rd. that is backing up not only the south bound ride which will be a surprise for you. if you're heading to oakland airport give yourself an extra 10-15 minutes. it as of a slowdown on the northbound side of
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interstate 80. and earlier a car accident we're still tracking as a hot spot is still tied up the south bound a commute. the crash occurred here southbound 88 at dakota road. most of it is now on. the result is a back up reaching a highway to 38 has produced a 51 minute drive time leading down to fremont out of san leandro four commute that to that is our be taking a 43- 45 minutes. >> here is a bridge checked looking first at the bay bridge ride. it has not been too tough commute. you can see the back up is already starting to dissipate for the bay bridge. it was a 16- 18 minute drive time is not a 12-14 minute. virtually no delays if you are coming from the nimitz or a 80. >> if you're heading to the san mateo bridge we have not yet seen since the new year the 22 minute drive time that had become the norm to the westbound san mateo bridge ride. now it is 11 minutes. the golden gate
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bridge commute continue to do well southbound traffic looks good. we have a rush in the 7:00 hour likely in the next hour we will see some spikes from the south down ride. so far it is an easy trip across the span. >> colder temperatures abound let us go to erica she is in the weather center. >> you are right george were moving on to cold temperatures a lot of spots still below 30. now overall it is a clear start to the morning. you have high clouds to contend with. overall we're seeing sunshine. we are also seen to inches below the freezing mark. in fact, fairfield, concord walking up to 28 degrees. san francisco holding steady at 40. mid '30's down the east bay shoreline. the national weather service did issue a freeze morning and a frost advisory. this for the entire bay area. >> the national weather service canceled a frosted by three for the san francisco bay. that is not the case today. the winds were not a factor we did not get the mixing around of
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the air. the temperatures plummeted throughout the course of the morning. we saw mid-20s and several spots in fact, sonoma county came in at 19 degrees. circuit protector crops, to vegetation. >> the good news is the advisor espiexpires at 9:00 a.m.. >> that does not mean temperatures will be too much morninwork. >> fifth is to get a couple of spots held on to the 40's. i do not think that will be the case today in fact, the and of and valle, thee in at 57. as we turn our attention to the east bay- test the allman vallemaden vall >> downtown san francisco 53 degrees a degree warmer in berkeley. overall pleasanton
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mount conditions for this time of year. as we take the satellite and radar i want to walking to the bigger picture. it is clear, drive around the entire bay area. i have looked at the extended models and we do not have any storms to contend with. >> precipitation for the next seven days is at 0%. we will remain dry that will guide the storm tracker-- >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows it will feel like spring as we transition into the weekend. some spots could climb into the upper 60s. now we are flirting with some record high numbers. certainly enjoy the sunshine your and lows not too shabby bottoming out in the of the 30's. >> no of freezing temperatures are creating a high demand for portable heaters. >> in fact, some stores are running out and may not get any more until after the cold snap is over. >> but that is not the case the ace hardware in and el
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cerrito. there are shows into rooms will portable heaters. >> even though sales double compared to the same time last year. >> the store manager says purchasing extra heaters is always a gamble for them but, this year it may pay off. >> lawsuits filed by survivors of the deadly san bruno gas pipeline explosion likely will not go to trial. attorneys involved in the suit against pg&e said during a hearing that it will take about 90 days to settle remaining claims filed by more than 300 residents. >> eight people were killed and 38 homes were destroyed in september 2010 gas line bust. >> a set of sails out a judge's ruling in october is a fairly motivating pg&e to sell. >> the judge denied the utility's bid to bar jurors from weighing whether the company to pay potentially millions of dollars in damages to the victims. >> a body found in the trunk of a car parked near sonoma
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state university. the car was in the no parking is on petaluma hill road north east cotati avenue police say the car is associated with the suspect wanted for questioning in a crime reporter friday in santa rosa. >> police searched the car and found a body wrapped a blanket is not clear how the person died. >> police are asking the public to help identify a man who robbed a san rafeal bank earlier this month. >> you are looking at surveillance photographs. >> of the robert o. entered west america bank on frisco boulevard and demanded money from a teller. >> they say, once he was given the cash he fled on foot. >> the suspect is described as a white male in his 30 standing between 56 and 61 and weighing between 100-200 lbs.. >> the sans is called pleased barbara releases the sketch of a man who attacked a woman in the mission district. >> the sketch of a suspect
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wanted to to sexually assault a 31 year-old woman back on january 6th just before 3 in the morning, the woman was walking down 23rd street for church, when a man lunged at her grabbing her head and printer to the ground. he is described as a hispanic, 25 years of age, with a buzz cut and a slide beard growth. >> a routine traffic stop in santa rosa lee's of their press of a sex offender with knives and pot. >> chp officers stopped to pick up with a broken tail light of santa rosa ave. >> after the man get a false name, please try to determine the state stop the demand robert mcdonalmcdowell a convicted sex offender moves failed to register in driving a suspended license. several nights at a half pound of marijuana were found. >> two piece of legislation addressing in san francisco will come before the city's board of supervisors at its
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first reading of the new year to day. >> the first i would require property owners in the city to tell potential tenants whether smoking is allowed in a multi unit residential building. the second order is being considered by the board will ban smoking in certain street fairs and festivals in the city, including the hyatt ashbury street fair and fillmore jazz festival. >> both by the korean and as titems were unanimously approved by the boards land and use an economic development committee. >> seven cisco lawmakers are considering whether to ask voters to rename the city's airport after one of their own slang gay-rights leaders harvey milk. >> is a writer david campos pledged to introduce a charter remember today that will put the question of creating harvey milk international airport on the city's november ballot. >> milks nephew, stored,
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>> in national news, the call ryle movie theater were 12 people were killed and dozens injured is reopening. >> victims and their families will be allowed to tour the complex again tomorrow. >> the official reopening will be thursday evening were there will be remembered as beaches from state and local officials. >> james holmes is charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 people back in july during the midnight showing of the batman movie the dark night rises. >> all for one free talking about her lance armstrong interviews saying he came clean to her about his use of performance enhancing drugs during their two and a half hour interview last night.
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>> with free says the cycle is was " forthcoming as she has given the tell about the allegations. but she also said he did not come clean in the matter is expected. >> armstrong was stripped of his seventh tour de france title last year. after u.s. anti doping agency reported shed light of his extensive doping regiment. >> armstrong apologized to his live strong tear your position and as they continue to help those with cancer and their families. >> the interview was to be aired on thursday but when free said it will now run into parts over two nights because there's so much material. >> former president george h. w. bush's home this morning from a houston hospital. he was treated for nearly two months for costs related to bronchitis. hysterical aintensive care. in a statement, mr. bush says he is " deeply grateful for
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the medical care received during his hospital stay. >> the 88 year old is the nation's oldest living president--former president. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news waking up to cold temperatures across the bay area this morning. do have a check of your tuesday forecast a 30. >> and are you turning to dr. google for diagnosis this flu season? we will talk about a new study at 840 this morning. plus lindsay lohan is back in court again today-that for the 20 a time in six years. will tell you why they 50 6:00 a.m..
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>> welcome back. here is a live shot of traffic on the golden gate bridge perry e perr
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>> we are looking for a nice afternoon but a very cold morning. the farms are concerned. this will pose threats to the crops. several lake tahoe casino is are also clan of perry ed this is another hazardous that happens. >> about 35 percent of adults stated that they have tried to use the internet to figure out their medical condition. the 59 percent admit that they did diagnostic investigations.
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most people use this information to seek treatment. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news new york city police are stating that they're trying to get a gps program started for prescription bottles. >> the nhl lockout is over and the sharks are back on the ice. it >> we will have the very latest with the weather coming up.
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when this bridge. it started about 3:50 a.m. this morning. the fire department is born into the fence mold and a fire is now out. >> new reports show that the pilot of the oil tanker that struck the tower on the bay bridge lastly, switched courses as he was approaching par. however it is unclear why the 61 year-old changed the course. also cut it contributed to accident where the digging fall, a faulty beacon and dangerous currents. >> we're also waiting of the cold weather this morning. we will have a check of your forecast an amended offer will go to george. >> on 880 there was an accident at its 23rd. at not
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only is it slow southbound from downtown oakland it is even backing up on 980. the commute and then adding individual hazards of the south on accident. if there was an earlier occurring crash at dakota road. this has left traffic jam upcoming out of the san leandro area perry ed look at this drive time. it is still over 50 minutes. the bridges are a another story. the bay bridge is no longer a back up. we have been incident free. the ride to the golden gate bridge is one of the spikes in the
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volume of traffic in the southbound direction. right now it will be a little sluggish from the south tower to the toll plaza. >> as we take a look at the conditions outside it is clear and sunny. we have gained a couple of degrees. the temperatures are slowly coming up as we head into the afternoon. you can expect mid to upper 50s perry e. yesterday the temperatures dropped to the upper 30 is for the livermore valley. here is a look at your current conditions. we are at the freezing mark and apple perry ed it is 36 degrees right now in hayward. as we take a look at the numbers into the afternoon it will be warmer and we will see sunshine. it is 55 degrees
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for mountain view in santa clara. fairfield is topping out at 53 degrees and 544 walnut creek in castro valley. santa rosa could climb to the upper 50s. it will be 53 degrees for downtown san francisco perry e. >> it is a pretty nice forecast and the morning will not be as cold. we will not drop below freezing for the next couple of days. satellite and radar shows clear conditions and a rich will continue to build over the entire west coast. this will keep temperatures on a warmer side. >> your 7 day around the bay highlights warmer weather along the way perry ed some spots could climb into the mid to upper 60s and we
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certainly will keep a watch on that. >> as we take a look at the snow bomb ski resort. there are no new reports of snow perry ed north star has no new snow with a base of 40 to 89. the squaw valley has a base of 68. >> after 113 days of being locked out, hockey is back in you can be a part of the spirit today in san jose. if the sharks have a noon practice at sharks ice in san jose, which is open to the public. it is happening on the north brink. the sharks had their first workout on sunday in front of some very exciting fans. they opened up at the calgary flames to this sunday. >> now to the widespread
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outbreak of the flu. it has killed at least 20 children around the country. here in california, 4 adults have died from the flu and the sickness could just be getting started here. at last, the flu is widespread in 47 states. if that does not include california. >> at some kaiser permanente facilities in northern california there simply was not enough vaccines to meet the demands. doctors say that 30,000 more vaccines are coming and it will be distributed to their hospitals and facilities as soon as possible. but it is not just kaiser that is having or running out of the shots, other medical facilities are having the
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same problems as well. >> if you are in the east bay, we found there is no shortage of the flu vaccine at the contra costa help services. at the immunization clinic headquarters in martinez we had a look at the supply. the county has all the different types of vaccines and stock. they have the regular vial, the shot for children, the nasal spray and even the shot may just for a woman who is pregnant. officials there tell us that they have plenty of shots to go or around. >> contra costa public health clinics have given out 15,000 flu shots this year. >> the new york police
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apartment once pharmacies in and around the city to fight prescription drug deaths by stocking pill bottles fitted with gps tracking chips. the nypd believes that of the so-called " bait bottles " could help investigators track stolen drugs and locate suspects. nypd will unveil the plan today in a riverside county, calif. at a conference on health issues hosted by former president bill clinton's foundation. >> [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever.
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>> welcome back periods within 19 court appearances in the last six years, actress lindsay lohan has now appeared before a judge more often than she has had movies. lohan will be in court a again today to face a judge who revoked her probation. patras was put on probation after she was convicted in 2011 on charges related to the death of a necklace. but then last summer, she crashed her car in santa monica. authorities said that she was not only recklessly driving, she gave false information to a police officer and then resisted a police officer. so the santa monica city attorney slapped for misdemeanor charges against
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her. that prompted a loss angeles county superior court commissioner to revoke her probation last month and ordered to appear in court. >> forbes has listed orenda as its second friendliest city in america. right now behind sammamish, washington. ford cited a high percentage of home ownership, and a high degree of education among the residents. also helping or when the was a low crime rate and numerous community activities like the up or run the film festival and their fourth of july celebration. the rest of the top five include fishers, indiana and seal beach, california. and westerville, ohio. >> coming up on kron 4
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morning news at 9:00. a pier fire in the east bay causes and delays for amtrak and capitol corridor trains. we will have a live report coming up. >> facebook is holding a press even as this morning that has a lot of people talking. we will talk about their rooms, coming up. >> plus, it is cold outside here in the bay area. we will have a check of your tuesday forecast with our team coverage as a kron 4 morning news continues in two minutes. >> droid dna augmentation initiated.
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>> that you for watching kron 4 morning news. we do have several hot spots outside. >> the ride on an aerospace 680 was a multi car accident. it was blocking most of the lanes. but it has been combined to just right side. it is still tied up traffic coming out of the san ramon valley on interstate 680 north of. you will find some slow traffic for your trip headed up from below normal road and tried to get up to walnut
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creek. there was an earlier occurring accident on 880 and 23rd. it has been cleared. it was here in fremont that a crash on 88 southbound at the dakota backed up this dry. this is definitely improving. >> earlier this fire was attracting some train service. we will start in contra costa county where fire crews are still on the scene of an abandoned pier that caught fire just before 4:00 this morning. if to get you more news faster we will turn to jackie. >> contra costa county stated that they are packing up and leaving. they stated
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that just the investigation of the fire is going on. the contra costa, a fire district stated that they're received a call about a fire on this abandoned pier. when they arrived they stated that this is what they discover. this stated that where it lies is in the middle but on the banks of the--this stated that it was hard for them to hit the fire due to where it is and goals. they had to wait for a boat to arrive so they can start using water. they stated that this pier is about 80 years old. they stated that it had oil on the wood which is why it kept burning. they had another issue and they stated that a sugar factory was right next door and they did not want the timbers to break off and affect the
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factory itself. at that point they alerted the factory if to let them know about the potential of this. the train tracks here was affected for a while. we did see trains that came through earlier this morning and a fire officials are still out here. these are just the avesta getters lyle here investigating the reasoning for the fire. >> you do have to keep in mind that it is very cold outside. >> the temperatures are still in the upper 20s for concord and fairfield. he is
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a low or 34 vallejo perry ed downtown san francisco has warmed up to 41 degrees. it is 31 degrees for redwood city perry e. the frost and free ad is expired but it is still very cold outside perry ed tomorrow it will be some patchy fog. we will have more details coming up. >> we have will tran that is checking the temperatures out are around the bay. >> it is the solution. when you have gotten 22 degree weather it may be colder than some. it is down right bombing. we are loving life
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and that is why you see me not wearing my head and my gloves. this is not always the case. earlier this morning it was much colder. >> she had her sweater and her snow code on. she was a freezing. she kept telling me that she saw like her hands were on a fault. if she kept looking at the steam and she told me mom, this is so cool. i told her know it is not. >> i take it back. i that i will put my head back on. >> bay area headlines, more rain, it is sponsoring an effort to get guns off of the bay area's streets and
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it is their first gun buyback been today. the county will pay $200 for a semi-automatic guns, and $100 for other guns, as long as the weapons are still working. today its buyback runs from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. drop-off locations are a police departments in novato, sam rafael, larks are and. reyes station. you do not have to be just from iran county, they have opened this up to residents from san francisco. you can come from some no more contra costa counties as well. if you do need to show proved that you live in one of these four counties. >> no affirmation out this morning. reveals that the
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pilot of the oil tanker that struck a tower on the bay bridge last week, switched courses as he was approaching the bridge. they just do not know why the 61 year-old changed his course. also contributing to the accident were thickening fall, a faulty beacon and dangerous currents. according to the investigators, he lined up the tanker to pass through the middle of the bridge between the " c " and " d " towers, but at the last minute he tried to switch the opening between the " d " and " e " towers. he ultimately hit the " e " tower. if a full investigation could take months for them to a rapid up. he is a former exxon oil tanker captain who 100 1200 troops on the bay with
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large ships. >> facebook is also generating a lot of buzz with a mysterious press even that is set for 10:00 this morning. if the social media giant has invited the news media to its headquarters. to " come and see what we are building. " they had rumors of a possible smart phone, but now the speculation is that facebook could be developing their own search option similar to go. but ceo mark zuckerberg told a magazine in september, that a phone is " clearly " the wrong strategy for facebook. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are keeping our eyes on wall street. the dow is down. apple is down another 1452 a
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share. $485 for once was a $700 stock. >> we are also watching gas prices this morning as the national average for a regular gallaudet's continues to rise. luckily here in the bay area we have not seen much of a change in prices. here are the current averages for around the bay area. in san francisco if they have $3.67, in oakland they have $3.59, and an san jose there at $3.58. >> as most the bay area residents pick up their first paycheck of the new year. many will be wondering why their check is smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a
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2% cut in their social security payroll taxes which dropped from 6.2 down to 4.2%. that tax cut was not renewed by congress, so the tax reverted back to where it was in 2010. so expect to% less in your take-home pay. >> bridge co. coca-cola says, that it wants to work with communities to fight obesity. the company is at debuting this and video on the national cable news network's. the two-minute video will encourage people to be mindful of calories, and how they can affect how they way. the company says, the point of this video is to emphasize what coca-cola is going to offer customers help the options. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are talking winners analyzers on wall street with rob black. >> the winner is all mark. wal-mart pledges to hire 100,000 plus veterans. >> clearly veterans have leadership. they follow orders. beginning memorial day wal-mart will start an initiative to hire veterans. they will make them listed at their stores and distribution centers. i like the store because this is a nice transition periods it is nice to know that we have something available for our veterans. >> let's talk about a loser
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here with fitch. perry ed they have downgraded to a u.s. credit rating. their debt ceiling debate may have ended higher with their ball recalls perry ebauer arena cost >> here is the bottom line right now, we have debt problems and the united states. we are borrowing at a record low. we go bankrupt and we shut down our country and we lose everything we are definitely needing to start to think about how to cut down spending very at just
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like mortgage rates will go higher. it is coming. >> it is like getting a credit card and 1%. when the federal government is one it is okay. it is a good time to borrow. but when it is 8% you do not want to the ballroom. >> a another winner is a the driverless cars that are coming to show rooms by 2020. there is a huge an initiative by the government. i keep coming back to, how about this. what about the older people that should not be driving. people want to keep their mobility. my mother can get in a car in the of the take herself to the rose restore.
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i like this idea. we will see more and more features of this. >> i'm let's talk about our questions. you can send in your questions for rob perry ed >> this is from steve. he wants to know what are your thoughts on shares of american all makers? >> ford can go tfrom for 10 to 18. i do not like manufacturers. but long-term i like their dad because gm- pest
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>> this is from andrea she stated that should she cell in front of this month's the debt ceiling talks? >> the markets rallied at 5%. do not sell short-term perry ed >> the time is now 9:18 a.m.. we will get a little warmer today but it's still is a very cold start. >> oakland is in the lower 40's. concord is still cold at 34 degrees. little more this is a degree above the freezing mark perry at there is still a lot a cold spots in this morning. if this is especially alta the delta.
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we do have widespread 30's. it is clear and cold and we did have to watch out for some frost and black eyes. it will be a little milder today perry ed it will not be as frigid this afternoon. the major factor why it is colder today is because we do not have the wind. we do not have win it allows the temperatures to drop. >> here is your future cast forecast. but royal below states that will still be in the 40's and than by noon we will get into the '60s. this will change for the next couple of days. by 8:00 p.m.
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tonight you will notice that we do have blue which means will be in the 40's. tonight you will probably sit a little difference and will not be as cold as it has been the other mines. there is a bit richer of high-pressure of the coast. a i have been looking at the long range models and i do not see any big storms for the next several days. we will keep our eyes on that. >> the highs for to there are a little better in the lower 50s. redwood city, san rafael will be in the mid '50s. we were forecasting upper for is for those locations but that will warm-up to 53 degrees in antioch. you should enjoy
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the gradual warming trends for the next couple of days. the warming trend will continue and will not have to deal with a lot of frost and freeze one is for tomorrow perry e upper tomorrowd saturday will be mild. they will be in the mid 60's. the weekend looks pretty good and we could see some areas of fog for saturday and sunday morning. let's go to tahoe. here is a look get some of areas. at there is no new snow within the past 24 hours. norstar has about 80 in.. do not forget her son screen. it is 68 to 114 in.. >> as we continue to monitor
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the hot spots. oakland san leandro high weigh 13 on an estate 580 has a accident that has to lanes blocked. this is after the peak of the commute. you might want to stay on highway 238 out to the mimic freeway and take it north. we continue to have delays in walnut creek at interstate 680 both southbound directions. this is backed up to the alamo. this is almost to danville with the right l lange continues to be blocked derriere from the hot spot to the bridge checks there are no delays on the bay bridge. the san mateo bridge
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has been an storm pretty good conditions. they have no increase in drive times. it is still at 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge is still an easy commute. >> the time now is 9:23 a.m.. we will be right back. whatever you're in the mood for,
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and today and tomorrow. though official reopening will be thursday even where there will be remembered and speeches from state and local officials. james holmes is charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 people back in july during a midnight showing of the batman movie the dark knight rises. >> former president george h. w. bush's home this morning from a houston hospital. he was treated for nearly two months for a cause that was related to bronchitis. his stay included a week in intensive care. in a statement, mr. bush says that he is " deeply grateful " for the medical care that he received on a hospital stay. the 88 year-old is the nation's oldest living former president. >> we will be right back. >> we will be right back. koi??çóñk?wç
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>> welcome back. this does santa kron 4. firefighters are on the scene of a fire
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at a two-story home in oakland right now. the fire was reported just before 9:00 this morning in the 200 block of east 26 street. if there are reports of a downed power line on top of a fire hose, which is making things more complicated for firefighters perry ed no word yet on any injuries. we have crews come away and we will make you a another report as soon as more information comes into kron 4. >> we are also following a nother story of a fire at the morgan hill florist shops periods >> they have this not to down pretty good but as you take a look at this video i was shooting some pitchers and this is when a motorist had madonna's stated that there was a fire down the
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st. pierre e street perez. thisg am on a railroad. there are no injuries here and we do not believe that there was anyone inside. the firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof to get some air vintage through it. if they do not know whether or not the cold weather was a factor. it was a very nasty little fire in morgan hill periods >> as it is still smoking but they have no visible flames. it looks to be that they have this under control. >> let's go to george so he
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can tell us about the traffic periods >> we have been adding to the left. there is an accident in oakland near san leandro on highway 580. and this is a multi car crash tantalize or blocks. if this is a good thing that this happens now instead of two hours ago. right now the back up is about one have to a mile. if you want to avoid this to you should use interstate 880 perry e0. it is a big backup on 580 but it is unavoidable perry ed we are still recovering from a mosque a car crash that happened at 680 and the traffic is still sluggish from the san marron ballet.
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>> it is cold outside out towards the east bay. look at fairfield at 32 degrees. the farther west you go it is more milder. lore 40's for richmond. it is upper 30 is for sunnyvale perry ed it is still cold outside and there are no more stories warnings. you do have to watch out for slick spots. this evening it won't be not as rigid as yesterday. >> and 9 at 30 4:00 a.m. there was a shooting in east palo alto. this happens at the 2600 block of illinois
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street just before 2:00 p.m. monday. there they found and jonathan out was are dead at the scene. police say that he had been shot multiple times. a second victim arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds and he remains in critical condition. there are no are resting this case periods >> a shooting in san jose least one man in the hospital this morning. it happened on hayes avenue. police arrived on the scene and found a 20 year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. if this is video from the helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. the victim was taken to a hospital in he is expected to be okay. if police said that the shooting may be gang-related, the investigation is ongoing. >> police are investigating a shooting in east oakland. the shooting happened on
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crest ave, shortly before 8 last night. police say that the victim ran for a the same as the suspects got away in a car. if they say that the victim remains in critical condition this morning. meanwhile, the news as on to violence that erupted in oakland this past weekend. 15 people were shot over the weekend, including five at a birthday party sunday night. that shooting came after four people were shot and killed on friday. oakland city officials are promising action and police chief howard jordan says, rival groups are connected to a number of the recent shootings in the city periods >> oprah winfrey is confirming that lance armstrong came clean to her about his use of performance enhancing drugs to doing their to one-half hour interview. and new this
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morning, oprah is giving viewers a preview of the interview. the talk show host sat down with some strong last night. when free says that the interview lasted for 2 1/2 hours as he did not get to all of our 112 questions that she had prepared. >> we were riveted by some of his answers and most important the questions that he answered and the people round were now waiting to hear. >> oprah stated that she will not go into more details because she wants people to tune in periods and armstrong is also banned from competing in his sport for life falling in october 2012 report which found overwhelming evidence that he was directly involved in a doping program. he has been stripped of his seven titles. armstrong's
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interview airs in two parts, beginning thursday night on winfrey's and network, owned. take a look at this spirit >> this is an adult week's cover of sports illustrated. this is what the front says and there is an interview with jim harbaugh or he talks about his gamble with the drafting cabinet and letter starting him over alex smith. this is a national cover, but there's also one available with the ravens quarterback joe flatboat on it and he talks about jim harbaugh brother john. the head coach of baltimore. >> the 49ers pride is within the bay area after this weekend's a big win against the green bay packers. since we are just days away from the next round the playoffs this sunday, we have been asking you to show us your niner pride. >> we will be right back.
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>> we have to and pieces of legislation addressing smoking in san francisco will come before the city's board of supervisors at its first regular meeting of the new year to date. the first item would require property owners and the city to tell potential tenants whether smoking is allowed in the mall to unit residential building. the second ordinance being considered by the board would ban smoking at certain street fairs and festivals in the city, including the height ashbury street fair and fell more jazz festival. all the items were unanimously approved by the boards land use and economic development committee last month. >> major damage at a home in larkspur, a 150 ft. redwood tree collapses and crashes into the second story. the tree which that across the street though late monday morning and ended up stretching across baltimore ave. neighbors described hearing the sound like an explosion followed by the
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loss of but electricity and phone service to 70 homes in the area. there was one person inside the home of the time the train came crashing down, but luckily they were on injured. the roof and sad story of the house sustained major damage. >> will be right back as a kron4 morning news continues. a live look outside and it is starting to warm up by a few degrees outside and it is starting to warm up by a few degrees right now. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates.
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>> welcome back we are tracking a new hot spot in mom deal. highway 1 01 where we have accidents in both directions. northbound and southbound highway 1 01 in mountain view on san antonio road. you could see the impact is in both directions. perhaps a little worse on the southbound side where traffic is backed up all the way to the dumbarton bridge into redwood city.
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the northbound ride is also slow as you come out from highway 237. the late, late in the commute. this may be a good option to use middlefield road or interstate 280. sadly, that is not our only hot spot we have delays with two lanes blocked on highway 580 westbound at 13. a multicar crash into left lane occurred late enough in the commute that the backup is still not that bad. even though this accident is over an hour old, northbound 680 at st. boulevard is still recovering. some say traffic is yet coming out of the san ramon valley for the northbound 680 ride. we will give you another bid stacread to check we lost the backup at the bay bridge at around 815. the san mateo bridge never saw 22 minutes drive times in stay between 11 and 13 minutes most of the morning. the golden gate
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bridge is problem free now with light traffic in both directions. >> we are in those cold mornings once again. cold today compared to yesterday. have an extra cup of coffee if you ask me. the further east you head out 32, antioc3517. further west you had is milder. 42 in oakland, 41 richmond, and that the upper 30'40's. standards as those coming in at 43 degrees. mostly sunny skies for today but still a little cool. milder compared to yesterday's. tomorrow patchy fog in parts of the north bay and also maybe into the
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interior. a little warmer tomorrow and beyond that we're looking at a warming trend. our extended forecast is looking very drive for the next several days. future cast force those temperatures for 10:00 will be in the 40's finally. by afternoon we could top out in the '50s. just about everyone making it into the 50s, 526 degrees warmer than yesterday. tonight we will not cool down as quickly and by 8:00 it is the '40's you will not see as much of the pink. satellite and radar pictures show high pressure is off on the coast building and. we have a circulation around and high-level clouds are coming in. you'll notice the temperatures and starting today and enter your weekend because of an off shore flow developing it
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will allow us to warm things up a little bit. mid-50s in downtown san francisco 55 in redwood city that the six for san jose and sunnyvale antioch is even getting up to the '50s. napa mid-50s and santa rosa the upper 50s after a very cold start for you. 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow upper 50s. it will not be as cold tomorrow so keep that in mind as you head out the door. thursday 60s return and lots of sunshine. friday will be one of the mild as dazed yet with temperatures topping out near 60. it will feel like spring in some locations. saturday and sunday we will see some areas of fog but that will be the early morning hours. looks like no storms and the next seven days.
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>> lawsuits filed by survivors of the deadly san bruno gas pipeline explosion likely will not go to trial. attorneys involved in the suit against pg&e said during a hearing that it will take about 90 days to settle remaining claims filed by more than 300 residents. eight people were killed and 38 homes were destroyed in the december 201210 gas line blast. a san mateo county judge's ruling in october is apparently motivated pg&e to settle. the judge denied the utility's did the year are jurors from worrying whether the company should pay potentially millions of dollars in damages to the victims. >> a body found in the trunk of a car park near sonoma state university. the car was it a no parking zone of
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had a low hill road north of east coast hockey ave police say the car is as such it with a suspect as the wanted for questioning at a crime reported friday in santa rosa. police searched the car bomb the but body wrapped a blanket. it is not clear how the person died. police are asking how to identify man robbed december fell bank earlier this month. the robber entered the west america bank on francisco boulevard and demanded money from a teller. once was given a catchy fled on foot. the suspect is described as a white male in his thirties standing between 56 and 61 and weigh between 100 6,200 lbs.. >> if you have a call to make a lot longer the need to clear that he actually think. and a steady from the state of georgia shows that most people think it takes a week for cough to clear what it really takes three weeks.
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>> new this morning lindsey lohan attorney who she apparently fired yesterday entered a not guilty plea to three misdemeanor charges that happened back in june. she is accused of reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing police from performing their duties. she was on probation at the time for a 2011 net was a theft case. she could face up to 245 days in jail at the judge rules she violated her probation. >> boards has listed or rent that as a second family a city in america. right
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behind sam shish washington. ford's outside a high percentage of home ownership and a high degree of education among residents. although not helping iran it was a low crime rate and numerous community activities like the film festival and therefore the july celebration. >> that is that for the kron4 morning news, thanks for joining us.